Victory and Apollo Barbell Clubs represented Belleville well as 12 of their members competed this past weekend at the 2018 Pan Am and Canadian Masters Weightlifting Championships in Gaspe, Quebec.
They came home with a total of 17 medals, 11 Gold, five silver and one bronze, some Canadian records broken and numerous personal best lifts made.
Lifters included from Victory Barbell:
Gary Lewis (Snatch 65kg Clean & Jerk 100kg Pan Am Gold, Canadian Gold 105kg class),
Sarah Condon (Snatch 45kg Clean & Jerk 52kg Pan Am Gold, Canadian Gold 58kg class)
Pamela Davidson (Snatch 38kg Clean & Jerk 50kg Pan Am Silver, Canadian Silver 53 kg class)
Aaron Crossen (Snatch 64kg Clean and Jerk 84kg Canadian Silver 94kg class)
William Condon (Snatch 85kg Clean & Jerk 118kg Canadian Gold 94kg class)
Amy Caine (Snatch 32kg Clean & Jerk 45kg Canadian Gold and new Canadian record holder in Snatch & Clean and Jerk 90kg class).
From Apollo Barbell Club, Christine Walt (Snatch 31kg Clean & Jerk 45kg Pan Am Gold, Canadian Gold and new Canadian record holder Snatch & Clean and Jerk 90kg class)
Joanne Moring (Snatch 44kg Clean & Jerk 54kg Pan Am Silver, Canadian Silver 90kg class), Meredith Stranges (Snatch 45kg Clean & Jerk 53kg Pan Am Gold, Canadian Gold 75kg class)
Nick Stranges (Snatch 68kg Clean & Jerk 88kg Canadian Bronze 85kg class)
Mike Carroll (Snatch 73kg Clean & Jerk 95kg Canadian Gold 105+ class)
Isabell O’Brien (Snatch 40kg Clean & Jerk 63kg personal best in Clean and jerk and total of 103kg)